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Titagarh Rail Systems to Make 72 Cars for Surat Metro Phase 1

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Titagarh Rail Systems Ltd (TRSL), formerly known as Titagarh Wagons Limited, signed a contract today for designing, manufacturing, supplying, testing, commissioning, and providing training for 72 standard gauge cars for the Surat Metro Rail Phase I Project. The order value for this project is approximately INR 857 crores.

The company will commence executing the contract 76 weeks after signing, with an expected completion time of 132 weeks thereafter. The Surat Metro Rail Project covers two corridors, totaling 40.45 kilometers with 38 stations. The project estimated cost is INR 12,020 crores.

Senior management at TRSL proudly announced, “We will manufacture these state-of-the-art metro cars at our cutting-edge facility in Utarpara, located in the Hooghly district of West Bengal, India. TRSL has decided to expand its capacities with a capital expenditure of about Rs. 650 crore in the next couple of years, a substantial portion of which has already been invested and is yielding positive results. Titagarh has already received a Letter of Acceptance for 30 standard gauge cars for Phase II of the Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project. Showcasing TRSL’s capability in the Metro Rail sector and solidifies the company’s prominent position in both the freight rail and passenger rail systems industry in India.”

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About Titagarh Rail Systems Limited

TRSL offers mobility solutions to billions with its prominent presence in both the Passenger and Freight Rail Systems. It includes manufacturing railway wagons, components, passenger coaches (EMU/MEMU), and Metro Coaches. TRSL stands as the largest private sector manufacturer of railway wagons and is an established player in passenger coach manufacturing. The company has been awarded the largest-ever wagon order by Indian Railways. In addition is has secured orders for manufacturing and supplying Metro Trains for the Pune Metro and Surat Metro projects.

TRSL is also the co-recipient of prestigious orders for Vande Bharat trains and Forged Wheels. The company manufactures full aluminum body Metro Coaches for Pune at its state-of-the-art facilities in Utarpara, West Bengal. The design for the same is developed in partnership with its Italian venture.

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TRSL is involved in the entire spectrum of rail systems. It takes pride in being a part of India’s Atma Nirbhar (self-reliant) and Make in India initiatives. In addition to Utarpara, TRSL has engineering infrastructure in Titagarh, West Bengal, and Bharatpur, Rajasthan.

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